The Author & Perfecter of Our Faith

I have been taking time to read the New Testament closely and carefully in order to find what it means to truly follow Christ. I keep coming back to a particular verse that talks of Jesus being the “author and perfecter of faith;” who completed his task perfectly and has now sat down at the right hand of God.

Climbing To the Upper Story

“For far too long the ‘church’ and ‘Christians’ have sat back and let the world, the flesh, and the devil have it.”

Shell of a Man

I’ve always thought of this as an interesting little idea – that we all live inside a shell of our own making. “I’m a shell of a man, because of you Art!” This is a quote from one of the quintessential movies of the late 1980’s, The Burbs, starring Tom Hanks.

Do You Not Know?

When God is talking through multiple venues and through multiple voices you LISTEN!

You’ve Got To Have Faith

I’ve always wondered why Christians in ancient times could literally sit in the coliseum and get mauled by wild animals and yet not fight back or do anything except sing hymns.

Faith, Love & Endurance

This is a transcript of a sermon by Pastor Doyle Williams from July 15, 2012.  Being transcribed by human hands makes this an edited account of the words spoken by Pastor Williams. To hear the audio of that sermon, click HERE.

Courageous – Movie Review

Courageous is produced by Sherwood Pictures, the same people that brought us Flywheel (2003), Facing the Giants (2006) & Fireproof (2008). Founded in 2002 by Alex Kendrick, Sherwood Pictures is predominantly comprised of members of Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Georgia. Kendrick, the associate pastor of media for Sherwood Baptist, and his brother, Stephen, have written and produced all four films put out by Sherwood Pictures. And, with the exception of Kirk Cameron in Fireproof,…

Snow Covered Cars: A Metaphor for Grace?

Let me begin by saying that I am working on my next ‘sin’ article but, being winter and seeing this snow, I am reminded of something that has struck me every winter for quite some time now. It is my best attempt at taking a natural event, reading something into it and applying it to my life. I know that it is not perfect and it has evolved over the years, but it is something…

Abraham’s Faith

 Once again my vengeance is put on hold while I am led to talk about something else.  Things are transpiring beyond my control, so I am asking for everyone reading this to pray for me and that God’s will be done.